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New Party Emerges for A.S. Elections

The Isla Vista Party marks the fifth new party to emerge in the past two years.
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A.S. Passes Resolution to Aid Syrian Students

The A.S. Senate voted to pass a resolution Wednesday that will allocate UCSB admission and scholarships to Syrian refugee students currently displaced from their home universities.
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Senate Passes Resolution To Preserve El Centro Building

The Associated Students Senate passed a resolution to preserve the El Centro Arnulfo Casillas Activity Room Wednesday following concerns that the historic building would be demolished in 45 days.
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Position Vacancies the Focus of Wednesday’s Senate Meeting

A.S. Senate is aiming to create a more organized process for filling vacancies.
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A.S. Legal Code Revised to Include Non-Binary Pronouns

The new bill is the second piece of legislation to promote inclusivity at UCSB, the other being the use of students’ preferred names on ACCESS cards.
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Remaining Senators Sworn In at First Senate

Associated Students Senators began their time in office at the first Senate of the year on Wednesday after a delayed start for the new government in spring 2016.
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Bills Approved for Timely Bribery Investigation

After allegations arose that the Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) bribed students to vote, the UCSB Audit and Advisory Department has launched an investigation into the claims.
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A.S., Students Address Bribery Allegations Made Against IFC

Students filled A.S. Senate’s meeting on Wednesday amid allegations of bribery levied against the Inter-Fraternity Council.
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Campus United Emerges Dominant in Associated Students Election

For the first time in over five years, UCSB students saw three new political parties emerge to compete for positions in the Associated Students election.
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Students Clash Over Honoraria Changes

Student organizations packed a contentious special Senate meeting in the UCen’s State Street Room on Wednesday as the Associated Students Senate continued discussion of A Bill to Reform Honoraria.
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A.S. Senators Approve Free Speech Resolution, A.S. Attorney General Resigns

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate met Wednesday in the Flying A Room of the UCen to discuss resolutions supporting free speech, divestment from Turkey, honoraria reform and implementation of the S...
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Associated Students Finance and Business Committee Grants Over $12,000 in Funds

The Associated Students Finance and Business Committee (A.S. F&B) met Monday in the State Street Room of the UCen to discuss funding requests from 11 campus organizations.
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UCSA Leaders Host Forum to Discuss S.A.G.E. Proposal

UC Student Association (UCSA) President and UC Berkeley student Kevin Sabo held a forum to discuss the Student Advocacy, Governance, and Engagement (S.A.G.E.) proposal in the Santa Barbara Mission Roo...
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A.S. Senators Explain New Voting System for Spring Senate Elections

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate met Wednesday to discuss the new Single Transferable Vote (STV) system that will be used in this spring’s senate elections in an effort to create more proportio...
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A.S. Senate Talks Bike Traffic Laws, Political Transparency

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate met Wednesday in the Flying A room of the UCen to discuss a resolution regarding bicycles stopping at stop signs and a bill on increasing transparency within A.S.
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